14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

14 days in Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Bentota
— 1 night
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Mirissa
— 4 nights
3
Udawalawe National Park
— 1 night
4
Kandy
— 4 nights
5
Dambulla
— 3 nights

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Bentota

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
On the 22nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sea Turtle Protection Association, then kick back and relax at Bentota Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with Flying Lizard Diving. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Narigama Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Saffron Robes.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bentota road trip planning website.

Colombo to Bentota is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In November in Bentota, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Mirissa.

Things to do in Bentota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Bentota Beach
4.5
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Flying Lizard Diving
5.0

4
nights
Mirissa

Mirissa ©
The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Visit Galle Fort and Unawatuna Devol Devalaya for their historical value. Relax by the water at Mirissa Beach and Mihiripenna Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Sinharaja Forest Reserve (in Galle) and Unawatuna (Unawatuna Beach, Made In Ceylon, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Matara Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mirissa day trip tool.

Drive from Bentota to Mirissa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Mirissa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Udawalawe National Park.

Things to do in Mirissa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Mirissa Beach
4.3
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Galle Fort
4.4
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
3.6

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Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park
One of the primary nature reserves in the country, Uda Walawe National Park provides vital habitat for a herd of Sri Lankan elephants.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Udawalawe National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Udawalawe National Park tour planner.

Getting from Mirissa to Udawalawe National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Udawalawe National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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4
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Kandy

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Kandy view point. Explore Kandy's surroundings by going to Elephant Freedom Project (in Kegalle), Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (in Pinnawala) and See Lanka Travels (in Waikkal). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Royal Botanical Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at New Ranweli Spice Garden, stroll the grounds of Kandy Garrison Cemetery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kandy Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kandy tour itinerary app.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Udawalawe National Park to Kandy in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Dambulla.

Things to do in Kandy

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Dambulla

Dambulla ©
On a trip to Dambulla, visit the largest and best-preserved cave temple complexes in the country, declared a World Heritage Site.
Get some historical perspective at Golden Temple of Dambulla and Dambulla Royal Cave Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Sigiriya Fortress and Lankathilaka Image House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dambulla: Pidurangala Rock (in Sigiriya) and Polonnaruwa (in Polonnaruwa). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Dambulla Cave Temple and stroll through Dhilip De Alwis.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dambulla trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Kandy to Dambulla takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dambulla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Must see
Sigiriya Fortress
4.6
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World heritage site
Polonnaruwa
4.4

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